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Re: [tlug] mutt configuration: /var/spool/mail/tony/:No such file or directory (errno=2)

On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 11:34:17PM +0900,
Jonathan Byrne wrote:

> Shimpei Yamashita ( wrote:
> > 777 means any user can steal, or at least destroy, any other user's
> > mail.  At worst it should be 1777, and at best, 770 or 2770 (with
> > ownership set to root:mail), which is what Debian and I believe Red
> > Hat derivatives use.
> Mine is 660 on Red Hat 7.2, owned by me, and I'm the only
> member of my group.  Root's is 600, owned by root.root.

The *directory*, not the mail file.  World-writable mail file is even
more insane than world-writable mail directory.

Shimpei Yamashita                     

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